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About the Book Scholarships for Average Students Ordinary students often ask whether there are any scholarships available to students who don't have an A average. This page lists some scholarships for average students.
Although these scholarships don't require a high GPA, they do require excellence in a non-academic area. Every scholarship sponsor is trying to find the students that best fulfill their selection criteria. If the selection criteria don't depend on academic merit, then they might depend on athletic or artistic merit, community service, extracurricular activities, or on skill in a non-academic discipline.
The winners are always the students who best reflect the goals of the scholarship sponsor. Candidates don't necessarily need to be academically talented, but do need to be extraordinary and amazing in other ways. No scholarship sponsor gives away money simply for breathing, except perhaps the US government.
Of these scholarships, the David Letterman scholarship is the one most often cited by news media. The following list of scholarships is intended to be representative, not comprehensive. To find other scholarships for students with specific interests or abilities, search the FastWeb FastWeb scholarship database.
Other sources of non-academic scholarships include your employer or your parent's employer, your church, synagogue or mosque, hobbyist groups, local businesses, community service organizations, fraternal organizations, unions and minority groups.
There are also many essay contests.
Many education lenders and other businesses also use scholarship lotteries to attract students to their web sites. Usually the winners are selected by a random drawing. The awards are intended for average students who nevertheless have a creative mind.
Winners are selected primarily based on creativity.
Projects may involve a variety of media, including written work, research, audio, video, graphics and film. US citizenship is required. Entrants must enter as a couple two individuals and attend a high school prom wearing complete attire or accessories made from duct tape.
The submission must include a color photograph of the couple together in prom attire. The winning couple will be selected based on a variety of criteria, including originality, workmanship, quantity of Duck Tape used, use of colors, and creative use of accessories.
The Duck Tape contest web site includes photographs of the winning costumes. Overcoming Adversity Horatio Alger Association Scholarships The Horatio Alger Association provides scholarships for students who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
Other selection criteria include strength of character, financial need, a good academic record a GPA of 2. Several states also have state scholarship programs. The deadline is October The deadline is December Community Service Information about AmeriCorps and additional community service awards can be found in FinAid's list of scholarships for community service.
Winners are selected on the basis of community service, special talents, leadership, and overcoming an obstacle. The deadline is in early January. For more information, send email to tributeaward aasa.
For more information, send email to brick dosomething. Prudential Spirit of Community Awards The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards recognize children in grades who have engaged in volunteer activities and have demonstrated exceptional community service.
The student application deadline is in late October. The deadline is April The program is administered by Scholarship America, Inc. Acts of Kindness AngelSoft Angels in Action The Angels in Action awards recognizes ten children aged who perform acts of kindness and volunteerism in their communities.
Each winner also receives a one-year supply of Angel Soft bath tissue. The deadline is in mid-June. Hiram College Hal Reichle Memorial Scholarship Hal Reichle took great pleasure in helping others and would do so secretly and serendipitously. In his memory, family and friends funded a scholarship at Hiram College to reward students for their random acts of kindness.
Recipients are chosen on the basis of their humanitarian efforts, community involvement, and volunteerism.Most people cannot afford the high cost of tuition at universities and colleges without getting at least a few college scholarships and grants.
A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship This program was established in in memory of chemical engineer and visionary mentor A.T.
Anderson (Mohawk), a former consultant to the U.S. Congress on American Indian Affairs, one of AISES’ six founders, and AISES’ first Executive Director.
About Our Scholarship Essay Contest is the 21st year of our essay contest. Each spring, the Connecticut Chapter awards two $1, scholarships to Connecticut high school seniors who win our essay contest.
AFSA High school scholarship contest awards $20, to 10 high school seniors annually. Contest entries accepted from September to April each school year. Scholarships December Application Deadline. NRA Civil Rights Scholarship - Win up to $1, for an essay about your constitutional right to keep and bear arms..
Most Valuable Student Scholarship - The Elks Foundation offers scholarships for high school seniors, with males and females competing separately for these merit-based 4 year scholarships.
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.